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  • [2011-06-17] Biofuels Policy 2010-2030 

    Ministry of Energy and Mining
    This document presents Jamaica s National Biofuels Policy which is designed to achieve: A modern, efficient, diversified and environmentally sustainable biofuels sector that contributes to Jamaica s long-term energy security ...
  • [2010-12-02] BRAZIL'S PRESIDENT FINDS ETHANOL A HARD SELL IN CENTRAL AMERICA 

    NotiCen
    Brazil's President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva visited four Central American nations in a tour of northern Latin America that began in Mexico. It was, for the most part, a "biofuels diplomacy" trip that was played in the ...
  • [2011-06-17] Caracas Energy Cooperation Agreement - Between Venezuela and Jamaica 

    Government of the Republic of Venezuela and Government of the Republic of Jamaica; Gobierno de la República de Venezuela y Gobierno de la República de Jamaica
    Agreement for the export of oil and gas from Venezuela to Jamaica.
  • [2011-06-17] Electricity Development Act 

    Ministry of Justice
    Creates the Electricity Authority whose main purpose is to promote and encourage the development and use of the resources of the Island for the generation of energy. It also seeks to: promote and encourage the use of ...
  • [2011-06-17] Energy Security and Efficiency Enhancement Project - ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORK 

    Ministry of Energy and Mining
    This project is designed to provide a comprehensive support to the implementation of the Government of Jamaica s energy policy and strategy covering the 2010-2030 period. The goals are to build capacity, to provide ...
  • [2012-03-05] How Will Rising Fuel Costs Affect the Caribbean? 

    Inter-American Dialogue's Latin American Energy Advisor
    The administration of Jamaican prime minister Bruce Golding on April 11 caved in to pressure ""at the eleventh hour"" and rolled back the rate of the ad valorem tax on fuel, the Jamaica Gleaner reported, in an apparent bid ...
  • [2011-06-17] Mining Act 

    Ministry of Justice
    Establishes the regulations for mining in the Country.
  • [2011-06-17] National Energy Conservation and Efficiency Policy 2010-2030 

    Ministry of Energy and Mining
    Sets out strategies and actions that would result in an improvement in the efficiency of the energy sector regarding generation, transmission and distribution of electricity, in the use of energy in the transportation ...
  • [2011-06-17] National Energy Policy 2009-2030 

    Ministry of Energy and Mining
    This policy's goal is to create a modern, efficient, diversified and environmentally sustainable energy sector providing affordable and accessible energy supplies with long-term energy security and supported by informed ...
  • [2011-06-17] National Energy-From-Waste Policy 2010-2030 

    Ministry of Energy and Mining
    This document presents Jamaica s National Energy-from-Waste Policy which is designed to ensure that: Jamaica is the regional leader in providing affordable and clean energy from waste contributing to a sustainable future. ...
  • [2011-06-17] National Minerals Policy 

    Minister of Mining and Telecommunications
    The vision of this Policy is for a modern, diversified, efficient and attractive Minerals Industry that protects environmental integrity and socio-cultural values, adds significant value to the economy, is based largely ...
  • [2011-06-17] National Policy for the Trading of Carbon Credits 2010-2030 

    Ministry of Energy and Mining
    This document presents Jamaica s National Policy for the Trading of Carbon Credits which is designed to achieve: A competitive, diversified, efficient and investment-conducive carbon credits trading sector that fosters ...
  • [2011-06-17] National Renewable Energy Policy 2009-2030 

    Ministry of Energy and Mining
    This document presents Jamaica s National Renewable Energy Policy which is designed to achieve: A well-developed, vibrant and diversified renewable energy sector that contributes to Jamaica s energy security and a sustainable ...
  • [2011-06-17] Natural Resources Conservation Authority Act 

    Ministry of Justice
    Creates the Natural Resources Conservation Authority which has as main purpose to take such steps as are necessary for the effective management of the physical environment of Jamaica so as to ensure the conservation, ...
  • [2012-05-10] Perspectives for Distributed Generation with Renewable Energy in Latin America and the Carribean: Analysis of Case Studies for Jamaica, Barbados, Mexico, and Chile 

    Gischler, Christiaan; Janson, Nils
    This paper deals with how to promote distributed generation (DG) done with renewable energy (RE) in emerging markets of Latin American & the Carribean (LAC), with the purpose of increasing competitiveness & achieving ...
  • [2011-06-17] PetroCaribe Energy Cooperation Agreement 

    Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and Governments of the Caribbean
    This multilateral agreement establishes PETROCARIBE as the executing body for energy policies and plans, aimed at the integration of the Caribbean peoples, through the sovereign use of energy and natural resources for the ...
  • [2011-06-17] Petroleum Act 

    Ministry of Justice
    States that vested in the Crown is all petroleum existing in its natural state in strata in Jamaica including the bed and subsoil of its territorial sea, its continental shelf and the exclusive economic zone.
  • [2011-06-17] Petroleum Refining Industry (Encouragement) Act 

    Ministry of Justice
    Norms The Petroleum Refining Industry in the Island.
  • [2011-06-17] Water Resources Act 

    Ministry of Justice
    Creates the Water Resources Authority which has as main purpose to regulate, allocate, conserve and otherwise manage the water resources of Jamaica.
  • [2011-03-15] What Is the Role of Natural Gas in the Caribbean Energy Sector? 

    Inter-American Dialogue's Latin American Energy Advisor
    Last year, Jamaica's Office of Utilities Regulations issued a report that found the island nation would have to spend over $2.4 billion more to continue building diesel- and oil-fired plants than if the country switched ...